ID#: 4201
This is the histopathologic appearance of an actinomycetal, mycetomatous granule, using a Brown & Brenn stain. In this case, Arachnia propionica, which has now been renamed as Propionibacterium propionicus, a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacteria, was the etiologic agent.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Libero Ajello
Creation Date: 1972
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